Two Americans killed in drive-by shooting in Mexico -

Two Americans killed in drive-by shooting in Mexico

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A U.S. official says three people affiliated with the American consulate in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, were killed in a drive-by shooting.

A U.S. official says two American citizens and a spouse of a Mexican employee were killed Saturday afternoon. The official spoke only on the condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive information.

The White House says President Barack Obama is outraged by the news.

The State Department is authorizing U.S. government employees at six U.S. consulates in northern Mexico to send their family members out of the area because of concerns about rising drug-related violence, including the post in Ciudad Juarez.

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